Table 14_1_6-3c

2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 14_1_6.3c
Children who had a doctor's office or clinic visit in the last 12 months whose health providers always explained things clearly, by family income,a United States, 2006
  TotalNegative/poorNear poor/lowMiddleHigh
Population groupPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total 77.71.076.51.973.71.878.81.579.51.8
Age0–577.31.376.22.673.42.482.22.276.02.7
6–1777.91.176.82.173.92.177.11.781.52.0
GenderMale77.41.276.32.674.92.378.41.978.42.2
Female78.01.076.82.172.42.179.31.680.61.9
RaceWhite, single race77.51.174.32.273.12.279.11.679.62.0
Black, single race79.31.880.63.076.23.079.42.881.54.3
Asian, single race70.04.5DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
NHOPI, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
AI/AN, single raceDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
Multiple races79.13.3DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
EthnicityNon-Hispanic, all races78.31.178.02.173.22.280.01.679.21.9
Non-Hispanic, White78.31.375.82.971.73.180.61.979.32.1
Non-Hispanic, Black79.51.980.73.177.33.079.12.881.44.4
Hispanic, all races74.81.773.23.074.82.773.13.283.24.2
Health insuranceAny private79.61.280.63.875.33.280.01.780.11.7
Public only75.21.476.32.174.31.874.63.1DSUDSU
Uninsured66.74.266.87.557.97.3DSUDSUDSUDSU
Residence locationbMetropolitan78.21.175.92.273.22.079.01.681.31.9
  Large central metro77.61.776.52.670.43.778.62.582.53.0
  Large fringe metro81.62.179.55.283.63.183.12.680.63.2
  Medium metro75.02.572.85.670.83.673.13.482.43.8
  Small metro77.22.574.45.670.34.683.84.978.95.9
Nonmetropolitan74.82.279.13.075.93.678.33.661.55.4
  Micropolitan75.92.776.64.175.45.180.94.5DSUDSU
  Noncore72.54.083.74.7DSUDSU74.36.6DSUDSU
Language spoken most often at homeEnglish78.51.077.72.074.32.080.11.579.41.9
Other71.52.172.03.571.33.367.24.0DSUDSU
Perceived health statusExcellent/very good/good77.91.076.91.973.81.879.01.579.81.8
Fair/poor67.24.367.97.7DSUDSUDSUDSUDSUDSU
CSHCNYes74.61.571.93.372.52.975.72.976.13.0
No78.71.077.92.174.21.980.01.580.41.9

a Negative/poor refers to household incomes below the Federal poverty line; near poor/low, the poverty line to just below 200 percent of the poverty line; middle, 200 percent to just below 400 percent of the poverty line; and high, 400 percent of the poverty line and over.

b For more information, see the MEPS entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

DSU - Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; CSHCN: children with special health care needs; SE: standard error.

Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Center for Financing, Access, and Cost Trends, Medical Expenditure Panel Survey.

 

Current as of March 2010
Internet Citation: Table 14_1_6-3c: 2009 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. March 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr09/14_patientcenteredness/T14_1_6-3c.html